Privacy

Privacy Policy

Effective and Last Updated: November 2015

This website is owned and operated by Animals on Q Limited (“we”, “us” and “our”) We are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors while they interact with the content, products and services (“Online Services”) on this site (the “Site”). 

This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and Online Services only. It does not apply to other websites to which we link.  Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to understand what information we collect about you, how we collect it, how that information is used, and how you can control our disclosure of it.  By visiting the Site and/or purchasing or accessing the Online Services, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site or the Online Services.

1)  Information Collected

We collect two types of information from you: i) information that you voluntarily provide to us (e.g. through a voluntary registration process, sign-ups or emails); and ii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms.

  •    Voluntary Registration Information.  

In order to fully access this Site, you must first complete the registration process, during which we will collect personal information about you. The information will include your name, address, and email address and Dog Zen login password. We do not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you specifically provide such information to us on a voluntary basis.   

By registering with us, you consent to the use and method of disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy.

  •     Voluntary Information for Online Services and Features 

We also collect personally identifiable information when you choose to use certain other features of the Site, including: i) making purchases, ii) consenting to receive email or text messages about upcoming promotions or events, iii) consenting to receive email, iv) participating in any forums, iv) providing any comments, and others. 

 When you choose to use these additional features, we require you to provide your “Contact Information” in addition to other personal information that may be required to complete a transaction such as your phone number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information.  Occasionally, we may also request information such as your shopping preferences and demographics which will help us better serve you and our others users in the future. 

  •  Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user.  We use cookies to store a visitor’s preferences and to record session information. We do not and will not use cookies to collect private information from any user that such user did not intentionally submit to us. You can choose to disable cookies by turning them off in your web browser settings and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use the Site, but some Online Services, features or functions of the Site may not function properly if the cookies are turned off.   

2)  Referrals

You may choose to invite friends to visit the Site by sending invitation emails via our invite feature.

3)  How We Use Your Information

We only uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given and as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We will not disclose, use, give or sell any personal information to third parties for any purposes other than to our suppliers and other third parties who need to know in order to deliver services on our behalf unless required to do so by law. Further, we reserve the right to contact you regarding matters relevant to the underlying service provided and/or the information collected.

We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with a more enjoyable, convenient online experience and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of the Site, the Online Services and its features, including without limitation: providing the Online Services; providing customer service; and otherwise supporting your use of the Site and the Online Services. 

We may use your personal information for targeting advertising towards you based on things such as region, gender, interests, goals, habits, pet ownership etc.

We may permit certain trusted third parties to track usage, analyse data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring Web site (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand Site usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We may use third parties to host the Site; operate various features available on the Site; send emails; analyse data; provide search results and links and assist in providing the Online Services.

Also, we may share personally identifiable or other information with our parent, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates.

We may transfer personally identifiable information as an asset in connection with a proposed or actual merger or sale (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in control.

We may disclose Contact Information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms and conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or any person or animal who could be harmed by such activities.

You will receive notice when your personally identifiable information may be required to be provided to any third party for any reason other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy, and you will have an opportunity to consent to or reject the sharing of such information.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.

4) How We Protect Your Information

We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information and data stored on our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.

5) Third Party Advertising

Advertisements appearing on this Site may be delivered to you by us or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. Doing this allows the advertising partners to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement. In this way, they may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising partner to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. We do not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertising servers of ad partners.

This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by us and does not cover the use of cookies by any of our advertisers.

6) Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information and Preferences

We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personal information for many of our services.  If you are a registered user, you may access, update and remove your registration information and your preferences to receive email or other communications from us by sending an email to office@markvette.com.

7) Email Choice/Opt-out 

If you receive an email from the Site and would prefer not to receive such communications in the future, you can do so by following the instructions in the emails.  In addition, you may send an email to office@markvette.com. We will make commercially reasonable efforts to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request.

8) Children’s Privacy and Parental Controls

We do not solicit any personal information from children. If you are not 18 or older, you are not authorized to use the Site. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that can be used to prevent children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.

9) Disclaimer to Security

By consenting to the Privacy Policy, you consent that no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure. We cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide to us and you transmit such information to us at your own risk.

10) Notification of Changes

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. If at some point in the future, there is a change to our Privacy Policy, unless we obtain your express consent, such change will only apply to information collected after the revised Privacy Policy took effect. Your continued use of the Site indicates your agreement to the Privacy Policy as posted.

 11)  CONTACT INFORMATION:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy please contact:

http://markvette.com

Animals On Q Limited

965 Old North Road, RD2, Waimauku

Auckland 0882, New Zealand

Email: office@markvette.com